Coffee Shop Chocolate Fudge Squares

Serving these warm from the oven with a scoop of coffee ice cream and a drizzle of hot fudge sauce is absolutely decadent. Your coffee lovers will thank you.

Serves: 9Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 9


  • 1⁄2 cup plus 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter, divided
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 oz. unsweetened chocolate, divided
  • 1 oz. bittersweet chocolate
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1⁄2 cup whole milk
  • 1⁄2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract, divided
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1⁄4 cup espresso


  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter 9-by-9-inch square baking pan.
  • Cream 1⁄2 cup butter, granulated sugar, and egg. Melt 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate with bittersweet chocolate in the microwave, about 1 minute. Stir until smooth, and add to butter mixture.
  • Whisk together flour and baking powder; add to chocolate mixture. Stir in milk, walnuts, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  • Spread in prepared pan; bake 20 minutes. Cool.
  • Melt remaining unsweetened chocolate in the microwave. Combine with confectioners' sugar, 1 tablespoon butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and espresso until well blended. Allow to cool; pour over cake. Spread glaze smoothly with a spatula. Let cake set; cut into bars.